Author Archive | Bob Dunham


Leadership Development Step 3 – Professional Skill Sets

In following your Leadership Development path, we, at IGL, offer to be a guide through the steps of new awareness of what it takes to be your best as a leader. Second, we give you the support to practice on the job to build your leadership muscles and results. Third, we introduce you to the […]

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Leadership Development Step 2 – New Action Skills

Learning to elevate your leadership impact and skills takes more than being aware of what these skills are. It takes practice to grow and hone these skills. Having a body does not make you a high-level athlete. But with practice, you can become your best as an athlete. Leadership is similar because it is also […]

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Leadership Development Step 1 – New Awareness

We need new Awareness for stepping forward into developing our leadership and leadership results. What are our results we want from new awareness? Better team performance, better career progress, bigger impact in your work life. How does new awareness produce better team and career results? It has to do with becoming more aware of how […]

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Take Your Leadership to the Next Level - Part 1 //

Take Your Leadership to the Next Level – Part 1

Is there a limit on the value and impact we can create as leaders? Is our success evidence that there is no need, or room, to get better? Or can we go to another level of contribution? Whatever our success, we can always take our leadership to another level of creating value, taking care of […]

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10 Skills for the Manager to Executive Transition

Our experience with leadership development is that mastering these skills takes time and practice and it may take years. The key is to be aware of the right things to practice. What follows is some of what we’ve learned about what is crucial to practice. The effective executive: Connects well with people, produces safety, trust, […]

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The Manager to Executive Transition – Good Work to Great Value

One of the great challenges of leadership careers in organizations is the transition from manager to executive. Many fail at this transition point. One CEO of a large corporation that put a lot of resources into developing their managers and senior managers reported that they experienced a fifty percent failure rate in the first year […]

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Transform Your Organization

To transform your organization, you have to transform how it shapes its actions, its results, how it learns, how it adapts, and how it gets in its own way. To transform an organization is to transform the conversations that it has, the emotions that it rests into, and the manner in which it coordinates actions, […]

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Transform Your Team

Leaders create teams that do big things, or perhaps teams that struggle or even crash and burn. Even excellent teams can elevate their game to whole a new level if we can Transform the practices of being a team to a new level. Like the caterpillar becoming a butterfly working harder at being a better […]

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Transform Your Leadership

To transform our impact as leaders we need to start with ourselves. Our culture trains us to take actions for external results, but we tend to be unaware of the internal skills that it takes to produce these results in the world. To transform ourselves, what are the internal changes that prepare us for external […]

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When Quitting is Winning //

When Quitting is Winning

Quitting isn’t always negative. Every day we quit work so we can do other things, but also so we can rest and renew. When we grind on solving a problem, we need to let go and let it rest for a bit.

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